Carolyn S. Fleschute, 75, of Independence, MO passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. She was born November 22, 1941 to Harvey and Aline (Eliff) Leonard in St. Louis, MO.
Carolyn was united in marriage to Gene Fleschute on September 30, 1960 in Ferguson, MO. She spent the majority of her working career in the accounting department in the Blue Springs School District and retired in 2004. Carolyn was very active in sports including Softball, bowling, field hockey, and volleyball. She enjoyed dancing with Gene, collecting angels, antique shopping.
Survivors include husband, Gene Fleschute of Independence, MO; children, Lauri Shippers (Phil) of Kansas City, MO, Douglas Fleschute (Jennifer) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Gwynne Ruedi (Charles) of Blue Springs, MO; brother, Don Leonard (Jeanne) of Wentzville, MO; grandchildren, Amber Jarrett (Tim), Alec Ruedi, Audrey Fleschute; great-grandchild, Caroline Jarrett. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Aline Leonard.
The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the chapel. Burial will follow at Lobb Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Heartland Chapter. Memories of Carolyn and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.